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Wayback Burgers Launches High-Protein Milkshakes Made From Crickets And Jerky »

June 29, 2015 at 12:18PM PDT | Source: Wayback Burgers
Wayback Burgers Opportunities Available

America’s Hometown Burger Joint Unveils the Jerky Milkshake and Oreo® Mud Pie Cricket Protein Milkshake Available Nationwide Through September 30
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // CHESHIRE, CT – Wayback Burgers, serving delicious, fresh, never frozen burgers and hand-dipped milkshakes amidst an atmosphere reminiscent of a hometown burger joint, today announced the launch of two new high-protein milkshakes – the Oreo® Mud Pie Cricket Protein Milkshake and the Jerky Milkshake – available at all locations nationwide from July 1 – September 30.
Wayback Burgers’ new Jerky Milkshake masterfully captures the essence of the fabulously dehydrated meat, in milkshake form. Made with premium, hand-dipped vanilla bean ice cream and barbeque, maple syrup and hickory spice flavors, the Jerky Milkshake is served with one or two Slim Jim®Snack Sticks – depending on the size of the milkshake – and packs 20 grams of protein...

Sears Hometown Opens New West Virginia Store In Hurricane »

June 29, 2015 at 12:02PM PDT | Source: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores

Local Retailer Offers Top Brand Home Appliances, Lawn and Garden Equipment, Tools, Mattresses, and More at Guaranteed Lowest Price
HURRICANE, W.Va. - June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOS) will open its newest West Virginia Sears Hometown Store on June 30th at 8 Putnam Village Drive in Hurricane.
The Hurricane location marks the 18th opening of a new Sears Hometown Store this year and the 26th opening of a new store across all of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores formats. Unlike most retail concepts, Sears Hometown Stores combine the value, selection and services associated with larger retail stores but are owned and operated by a member of the local community.
"By providing customers with great products, exceptional customer service and a wonderful store experience, we're filling a void in the Hurricane market," said Mark Hagar, the owner of Sears Hometown in Hurricane...

CruiseOne® Participates In #GiveThem20 Challenge To Raise Awareness For Military Veteran Employment »

June 29, 2015 at 11:47AM PDT | Source: CruiseOne

Home-based travel franchise challenges VetFran, CLIA and 1,000 CruiseOne franchisees.
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Members of the headquarters team of home-based travel franchise CruiseOne® recently spent the afternoon at the beach, all in the name of a good cause. The military-friendly franchise displayed their support of recruiting military veterans by participating in the new social media campaign #GiveThem20, which is sponsored by the non-profit American Corporate Partners (ACP) and helps returning military veterans find employment opportunities. The team completed 20 jumping jacks and challenged Cruise Line International Association (CLIA); International Franchise Association’s VetFran Committee; and 1,000 CruiseOne franchisees...

The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts Breaks Ground On First Oceanfront Resort In Los Cabos »

June 29, 2015 at 11:13AM PDT | Source: The Luxury Collection

Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos, Marks the Seventh Luxury Collection Hotel in Mexico
LOS CABOS, Mexico - June 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced that the company broke ground on Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos over the weekend. The resort, owned by Quinta del Golfo de Cortez, SA de CV, will span 33 acres and include an extensive spa, residences, vacation ownership units and a private beach club. Slated to open in June 2017, Solaz will be Starwood’s first Luxury Collection hotel in Los Cabos and the brand’s seventh hotel in Mexico, following the recent conversion of Las Alcobas in Mexico City.
“This marks a milestone year for The Luxury Collection, as the brand continues to grow globally, debut marquee conversion hotels and invest in landmark renovations,” said Hoyt H...

The Greene Turtle Signs 10-Unit Development Agreement For Philadelphia »

June 29, 2015 at 11:02AM PDT | Source: The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille

Deal Will Bring Family-Friendly Sports-Themed Bar & Grille To Montgomery, Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton Counties
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // HANOVER, Md. – The Greene Turtle announced today that a group of investors with more than 30 combined years of corporate management experience and ties to multiple global and regional quick-service and fast-casual restaurant franchises has signed a franchise agreement for the development of 10 units in Montgomery, Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton Counties, the areas surrounding Philadelphia. Operating as The Integritty Group, franchisees Pranav Desai, Jiger Patel and Rajan Mahadevia are currently seeking properties and expect to open their first location in the spring of 2016.
“We are delighted to announce that as a continuation of our expansion beyond our Mid-Atlantic hub, we have secured a deal to establish a significant presence in Eastern Pennsylvania,” said Tom Finn, Vice President of Franchise Business for The Greene Turtle...

Cruise Planners’ Brian Shultz Wins 40 Under 40 Award From South Florida Business Journal »

June 29, 2015 at 10:15AM PDT | Source: Cruise Planners

Cruise Planners’ Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations recognized for technology innovations, community service and company leadership
Coral Springs, Fla. (PRWEB) June 29, 2015 - Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the industry, announced today that Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations, Brian Shultz was awarded the 40 Under 40 Award from South Florida Business Journal.
Shultz has been with Cruise Planners for more than five years, and in that time, he has moved from Director of Technology, to Vice President to Executive Vice President. His latest role includes more of an overarching leadership role tapping into his pragmatic, strategic and forward-thinking skills...

Retro Fitness 90-Day Challenge Helps Members Lose 3,000 Lbs. »

June 29, 2015 at 10:12AM PDT | Source: Retro Fitness
Retro Fitness Opportunities Available

National Low-Cost, High-Value Fitness Franchise Awards Toms River Member Mike Defalco $10,000 Grand Prize for Achieving 41 Percent Body Weight Loss
COLTS NECK, N.J. - June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - When Retro Fitness gym members made their New Year's resolutions this year, they had more incentive than most. Retro Fitness held a 90-Day Challenge - with the grand prize of $10,000 going to the member who lost the most weight. With its recent completion, Retro Fitness saw a number of amazing transformations totaling nearly 3,000 pounds lost by nearly 1,000 members who worked with Retro Fitness trainers to effectively achieve their health and fitness goals.
The 90-Day Challenge itself was simple - Retro Fitness personal training clients had 90 days to transform their bodies and lose unwanted pounds...

OpenWorks Celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month »

June 29, 2015 at 10:06AM PDT | Source: OpenWorks

Founder & CEO Eric Roudi Started Company after Coming to U.S. from Iran
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 29, 2015 - OpenWorks, one of America’s leading integrated facility services franchises, celebrates June’s Immigrant Heritage Month and the success of foreign-born business owners. OpenWorks is the perfect example of a company that has thrived through the hard work and vision of immigrant entrepreneurs throughout the system.
OpenWorks Founder and CEO Eric Roudi came to the United States from Iran in the late 1970’s. Roudi, like many other Iranians at the time, came to America for a college education and planned to return home to be close to his family. However, soon after he enrolled at Tufts University in Massachusetts, Iran was consumed by a revolution and his family was forced to flee the country...

Fatburger Opens Second Qatar Location In Doha »

June 29, 2015 at 9:54AM PDT | Source: Fatburger

All-American Burger Brand Continues International Expansion
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Fatburger, famous for its juicy, made-to-order burgers, has opened a second Doha, Qatar location in the food court of the city’s brand new shopping center, the Gulf Mall. This will be franchisee Khalifa Alsowaidi’s second Fatburger location in the city where he will continue to bring the burger brand’s tasty selections to locals.
With over 150 locations in 32 countries, Fatburger is dedicated to expanding internationally and bringing its delicious menu items to the rest of the world. Guests will be able to satisfy their cravings with any of the menu’s mouth-watering selections, which include custom-built burgers, handmade onion rings and crispy “Fat Fries...

Pieology Pizzeria Opens 60th Location »

June 29, 2015 at 9:52AM PDT | Source: Pieology Pizzeria

Dozens of New Locations Scheduled to Open by Summer’s End
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Rancho Santa Margarita, California – Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations, is proud to announce that it has opened its 60th restaurant, with its newest location in Rancho Cordova, California.
“Since its founding in 2011, Pieology has followed a unique business philosophy that is focused on quality over quantity, a model that we will continue to employ throughout our nationwide expansion,” said Carl Chang, founder and CEO. “Because of our unwavering dedication to this model, where we seek to partner with franchisees who share our business ethics and commitment to community, we’re confident we’re doing what’s best for the concept and our valued guests...

Sky Zone Syracuse To Kick Off Summer With End Of School Year Bash »

June 29, 2015 at 9:41AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone

Trampoline Park will Offer Specials and Giveaways to Celebrate Summertime
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // SYRACUSE, NY - Sky Zone Trampoline Park, creator of the world’s first all-walled trampoline playing court, is kicking off summer with a Summer Bash four-day celebration. From June 29th through July 2nd, Syracuse families can come in to Sky Zone Syracuse and celebrate the end of the school year with gravity-defying Summer Bash deals.
Throughout the week, guests at Sky Zone Syracuse will be able to take advantage of various specials like two hours of Dodgeball for $15 a day or $50 for four days, $5 30-minute jump passes for first time jumpers, and Fuel Zone specials. On Tuesday June 30th, families can purchase a Family Fun Pack discounted pricing that includes four 60 minute jumps...

Bryant Greene Of Philadelphia Named Senior Care Company’s “Franchisee Of The Year” »

June 29, 2015 at 9:22AM PDT | Source: Always Best Care, Inc.

June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Roseville, CA – Always Best Care® Senior Services announced today the company has selected Bryant Greene, an Always Best Care business owner from Philadelphia, PA, as the recipient of its 2015 Franchisee of the Year award.
Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care. The company delivers its services through an international network of more than 200 independently owned and operated franchise territories throughout the United States and Canada.
Mr. Greene’s award and a weekend trip for two in Jamaica were presented at a special dinner and awards ceremony in San Antonio, Texas, site of the fourth Always Best Care International Conference...

Wendy Byrn Joins EXIT Realty In New Albany »

June 29, 2015 at 9:00AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

New Albany, Indiana (Grassroots Newswire) June 23, 2015 - EXIT Realty One in New Albany today announced the addition of Wendy Byrn to its team of real estate professionals.
"We’re excited to welcome Wendy to EXIT Realty," says Brian Bell, President of EXIT Realty One. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Wendy each and every day."
Wendy comes from a sales background. She is super excited for the new adventure and looks forward to helping people buy and sale homes.
"Stop Dreaming and Start Living".
About EXIT Realty
EXIT Realty is a proven real estate business model that supplies single-level residual income - for agents, security, stability and direction; for agents’ families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals...

Capriotti’s Announces Return Of Hockessin Location »

June 29, 2015 at 8:59AM PDT | Source: Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop Opportunities Available

Popular Sandwich Shop Commemorates Reopening By Giving Away 100 Sandwiches
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // LAS VEGAS – Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, famous for its delicious, handmade subs, reopens its Hockessin location under new management. The award-winning sandwich shop will be returning to its original address at 120 Lantana Square, Hockessin, DE 19707. To celebrate the grand reopening, Capriotti’s in Hockessin will be giving away 100 free 9” Bobbies to the first 100 guests.
With over 100 locations in 16 states and federal districts, Capriotti’s is dedicated to serving guests mouth-watering subs made only with fresh, high-quality ingredients. Since its inception in 1976, the acclaimed sandwich shop has stayed true to its founding nightly tradition of slow-roasting turkeys in-house and shredding them every morning to make its delicious subs...

Hurricane Grill & Wings Continues Nationwide Expansion »

June 29, 2015 at 8:52AM PDT | Source: Hurricane Grill & Wings
Hurricane Grill & Wings Opportunities Available

Tropical-Themed Casual Dining Franchise To Operate 80 Units In 2015
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.  – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, a tropical-themed casual-dining restaurant franchise known for its fresh, jumbo wings and more than 35 flavors of signature sauces and rubs, announced today its growth plans for the second half of 2015.
Hurricane Grill & Wings will end the second quarter having opened three new locations during the month of June in Florida, Iowa and Maryland, bringing the total number of operating restaurants to 72. Currently operating in 13 states, the brand will also open nine additional locations in the third and fourth quarter in both existing markets as well as new markets that include Louisiana, Oklahoma and California...

Creative Learning Awards Franchise In Malta And Saudi Arabia »

June 29, 2015 at 8:45AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - June 29, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCQX:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz,® Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce that Bricks 4 Kidz has awarded franchises in Malta and Saudi Arabia. “Creative Learning Corporation has awarded franchises in 40 countries,” stated CEO, Brian Pappas, “again demonstrating the international appeal of our franchise concepts.”
Patricia Micallef enthusiastically brings Bricks 4 Kidz to Malta, “I know the Maltese children will be very excited when we start our Bricks 4 Kidz program at the onset of the school year this October...

Key West Inns Launches New Website With Enhanced Features »

June 29, 2015 at 8:28AM PDT | Source: Key West Inn

June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // Birmingham, AL – Vimana Franchise Systems, home of the franchise friendly brands, Centerstone Inns, Hotels & Plaza Hotels as well as Key West Inn, Hotels & Resorts announced today the launch of a new website for the Key West brand of hotels.
The new site, StayKeyWestHotels.com, provides visitors a more enhanced experience and simpler navigation. The site has been completely redesigned to provide a better online booking experience. The result is a fresh, new look with streamlined navigation and more property content.
“Our brand continues to grow with quality properties and we felt it was time to refresh our site and enhance the guest experience,” said Amanda Belmonte, Vimana’s VP of Franchise Services, “We believe this site will lead to more direct bookings for our properties...

Bruegger’s Bagels Launches New Summer Menu »

June 29, 2015 at 8:20AM PDT | Source: Bruegger's Bagels

From pretzels to coconut and burgers to blueberries, seasonal flavors abound.
June 17, 2015 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – Bruegger’s Bagels, known for its authentic New York-style bagels and signature egg sandwiches, launches its new summer menu today, adding two new menu items and bringing back some seasonal favorites to the classic Bruegger’s Bagels menu.
Guests will not leave hungry with the Back Bay Egg Sandwich – a hearty sandwich with egg, bacon, Swiss cheese, tomato, pickled red onions and smoked salmon cream cheese, all on a poppy seed bagel. On the lunch menu, the new Bacon & Blue Burger Melt is a summer picnic on a bagel, featuring a 100 percent beef patty topped with peppered bacon, blue cheese, Swiss cheese and apple cider coleslaw...

Grease Monkey™ Supports K9s For Warriors In Summer Of 2015 »

June 29, 2015 at 7:46AM PDT | Source: Grease Monkey

Grease Monkey™ Supports K9s For Warriors In Summer Of 2015
June 19, 2015 // Franchising.com // Greenwood Village, Colo. – Grease Monkey International, Inc. is supporting K9s For Warriors during 3rd Quarter of 2015. Participating Grease Monkey™ centers will be contributing and collecting donations throughout July, August, and September. In 2014 Grease Monkey collected over $75,000 for the organization.
K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post 9/11. Our goal is to empower them to return to civilian life with dignity and independence.
“K9s For Warriors is grateful to Grease Monkey™ for their incredible support to our Nation’s Heroes that need our help so badly,” said Shari Duval, K9s For Warriors Founder and President...

Little Caesars® Brings Back Soft Pretzel Crust Pizza By Popular Demand And Introduces Spinoff »

June 29, 2015 at 7:37AM PDT | Source: Little Caesars Pizza
Little Caesars Pizza Opportunities Available

New Cheese-N-Pretzel Dippers Join the Return of Fan Favorite
June 29, 2015 // Franchising.com // DETROIT - Little Caesars Pizza, the largest carryout-only pizza chain in the world and home of the $5 Hot-N-Ready® pizza, is bringing back its much loved Soft Pretzel Crust Pepperoni Pizza to its U.S. restaurants once again following requests by customers. This time, customers can get their soft pretzel fix from the pizza or from the new Cheese-N-Pretzel Dippers . From June 29, 2015 to August 30, 2015, the Soft Pretzel Crust Pepperoni Pizza and Cheese-N-Pretzel Dippers will be available at all U.S. Little Caesars restaurants. They will be Hot-N-Ready® every day from 4-8 p.m.
When first introduced last fall, the Soft Pretzel Crust Pepperoni Pizza was scheduled to be available from September 1 - October 26, 2014, but was extended twice through the end of February due to demand...



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